Victor Wanyama set to leave Tottenham with Turkish giants Fenerbahce interested

By Brian Murumba: Tuesday, July 23rd 2019 at 19:41 GMT +3 | Football
Reports in Turkey have linked Victor Wanyama with a move away [Courtesy]

Reports in Turkey have linked Harambee stars and Tottenham hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama with a move away.

According to Turkish trusted website fanatik.com, the holding midfielder is attracting interest from Fenerbahce and the club’s director of football is a big fan of the big man.

Since joining from Southampton in 2016, Wanyama has experienced ups and downs during his stay in north London.

Manager Mauricio Pochettino who is also a fan of the Kenyan brought him in and made him a regular alongside Mousa Dembele.

He was part of the well-oiled midfield machine until injuries kicked in and has since struggled to stay fit.

The 2018-19 season, was the one to forget for him as he was restricted to just 22 appearances.

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Wanyama recently told ESPN that he won’t leave Spurs and he will be training with them next week.

“I will be back in training with Spurs next week. I do not want to dwell much on speculations because it’s normal for a player to be linked with other clubs when the transfer window is open but I’m not going anywhere,” he said.

But with the arrival of Tanguy Ndombele and the club’s links to Real Betis’ midfielder Lo Celso, reported Fenerbahce interest could turn his head as he is expected to opt for more playing time.

When in his best form, Wanyama is one of the hottest holding midfielders in the Premier League and Spurs’ lack of response to these rumours means they are willing to listen to suitable offers.

With two years left on his current deal and the club’s fear of another injury-hit spell next season, they could be looking out for a fee that is bigger than what they paid Southampton for him three years ago.

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